Advice 1: How to buy cheap a ticket for "Sapsan"

High-speed Sapsan trains link Moscow with Saint Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Tickets cannot be classified as the cheapest, but knowing a few nuances of their sales will significantly save money.
How to buy cheap a ticket for "Sapsan"
You will need
  • - passport;
  • - cash or credit card.
Try not to take a ticket for the afternoon flight "Sapsan", for example going from Moscow to St. Petersburg at 13:00. The tickets cost more than other similar trains. Guaranteed to count on the lowest prices possible you can, by choosing the first Sapsan departs from the starting point of their route early in the morning, for example from Moscow to the Northern capital - in 6:45. Cheaper than the day flights can also cost the tickets for the last evening "Sapsan". When you purchase a ticket on the website RZD, you will have the possibility to choose for the price of the train, as in the list of available travel options in the information about each part is the price of the cheapest ticket. Do not hesitate and ask the cashier to sell you a ticket to the "Sapsan", which you can go cheaper, if the departure time does not matter.
Use of Fund "Russian Railways", where there is no additional service fee. Is the ticket office at the stations, except the service center, and in some cities and Transagentstvo. For example, in Moscow it is not necessary to pay extra at the ticket office of the Moscow railway Agency between Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky railway stations, opposite the exit from the metro station "Komsomolskaya". When purchasing tickets online, use the websites of the intermediaries, taking extra money for their services, and the official website of JSC "RZD".
Purchase tickets for "Sapsan" from there and back. For this you will receive a discount of ten percent, provided, however, that the trip will be made on the "Peregrine".
Take the tickets possible in advance. The more time until the day of your departure, the more chances you have to take a seat in economy class. In trains "Sapsan" there are two classes of service: economy and business. Business class differs from the economy more comfortable cars and a large set is included in the ticket price of services. However, it is twice as expensive.
Please read carefully the information about the tariff policy of JSC "Russian Railways" and consider when planning a trip. On the railway has its periods of high and low prices. In the summer the tickets are more expensive than spring and fall rates also increase during the Christmas holidays and before public holidays. Although if you sit in the train on 31 December or may 9, the ticket you will sell at the cheapest rate possible. Information about the periods of the discounts and surcharges you can find in train stations and in cars of trains of distant following, the website of JSC "RZD" will consult you on this question and any reference in the railway.
Find out about the latest at the time of departure of your train discounts - it is possible that in this period there may be additional promotions or coupons to save on a train "Sapsan". The sources of this information are the same as in the previous step.
Buy a ticket over the Internet, if not doing it in the same city, where you plan to go on the "Peregrine". In such a situation, the cash you have to pay an extra fee for purchasing a ticket from a different station. By using the website of JSC "RZD" it is not taken: where ever you go, you pay the same.

Advice 2 : How to learn the schedule of trains Sapsan

Trains "Sapsan" have started to use recently, December 2009 high-speed train started on the route Moscow — Saint-Petersburg — Moscow, in July 2010 — Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod — Moscow. Modern transport travels at a speed of about 240 km/h.
The timetable of trains Sapsan

Timetable of route Moscow — Petersburg — Moscow

Sapsan in Russia's cultural capital is sent from the Leningrad station of Moscow. Check the schedule of departures at the box office the train station, which is located on Komsomolskaya square, 3. If the station works round the clock telephone 8 (495) 262 91 43. Also offers free call 8 (800) 775 00 00.

The train arrives in St. Petersburg at the Moscow station, located on Nevsky prospect, 85. From the duty station, the number 8 (812) 457 44 28 and at the box office should clarify the reverse schedule "Sapsan".

To know about the schedule in the Internet sites. There is an official website of "Sapsan" - there laid out all the information about schedule, ticket price and rules of transportation of Luggage. To be acquainted with the time of departures on the websites of the train stations in both cities and

Between Moscow and Saint Petersburg is 7 daily flights there and back. Trains run all year round and go to meet each other almost simultaneously. Evening and morning routes travel without stopovers, daily flights make a short stop at major stations. For example, train No. 754 will stop at the settlements of Tver and Ekaterinburg, train # 758 stops at the stations of Tver, V. Volochek, Uglovka, Bologoe, and Okulovka. The cost of the ticket is in economy class from 2323 to R. 3483, the business class 4198-6507 R. There are additional discounts when you purchase a round trip ticket, holders of special road maps.

Train schedule Moscow — Nizhny Novgorod — Moscow

In Nizhny Novgorod Sapsan train departs from the Kursk railway station of the capital. The station is located at Zemlyanoy Val, d. 29. The exact timetable should be learn by phone 8 (495) 266 53 10 or by a single reference Railways. Also ask about the train from station ticket offices and administration staff. The train arrives at the station in Moscow for Novgorod, about the return schedule can be found at number 8 (831) 248 28 00. All necessary information can be obtained on the websites of the stations and the official website of Railways -

Between the two cities year-round and there are daily two flights. The journey time is 3 hours and 55 min. "Sapsan" makes stops in the cities of Vladimir and Dzerzhinsk. Ticket for economy class is 1082-1623 R., business class — 3421-4648 R.

Direct message St.-Petersburg — Nizhny Novgorod does not exist. If necessary, buy a ticket from Peter to Moscow, to get from the Leningrad station to the Kursk and to sit in the "Sapsan" to the Bottom.
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